A First Class First Day for HPE at Microsoft Ignite

Guest Blogger: Emmy Jordan 

And that is a wrap for Day 1 for the HPE team at Microsoft Ignite 2019! Booth #2549 was full of customers networking with many of our HPE experts and learning what is new with the joint HPE and Microsoft solutions.  HPE Booth at Ignite.jpgFor those of you new to Microsoft Ignite, attendees can interact with experts from all different parts of the globe and see new innovations first hand. This technical conference brings 25,000 experts together specializing in IT, software development, security, and more!

One of the hit attractions at booth #2549 was HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack! HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack is an integrated Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud solution that incorporates compute, storage, and networking, enabling users to run Azure services on premises. The HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack solution increases agility, enhances innovation, and controls costs with the right mix of private and public cloud. The solution provides a comprehensive and simplified development, management, and security experience for enterprises.

One of the in-booth sessions presented today was a joint presentation given by HPE Product Manager, Mark Evans, and ABB Account Executive, Hellmer Rahms:

HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack for the industrial environment

Description: Increasing the efficiency and flexibility of core industrial operations requires digital solutions to process and analyze data close to where the work is done.  But some industrial environments require rugged solutions. That’s where hybrid cloud and HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack can help.  Join this session to learn how HPE, Microsoft, ABB, and Rittal are providing the HPE Secure Edge Data Center for HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack to enable you to deploy hybrid cloud in your most harsh environments.  The IP55 compliant solution provides complete enterprise-class, data center functionality enabling Azure Stack deployments in manufacturing, industrial, and remote locations with the footprint of a standard IT rack. 

Customers were able to see a live demo of the SEDC rack in the booth and ask their questions 1:1 with ABB and HPE experts.

If you missed day one, don’t worry! Day 2 features more in booth sessions focused on why HPE ProLiant for Microsoft Azure Stack, and validating your favorite ISVs with Microsoft Azure Stack! HPE and Microsoft will also be hosting a luncheon for customers.  HPE will also be hosting a Meet The Experts Happy Hour where customers can hear from Microsoft, HPE, and Partner experts and ask their most pressing questions!

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